For Miss Stanley’s Life Science Class Interactive Science Notebooks

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  • forMiss StanleysLife Science ClassInteractive Science Notebooks

  • What are InteractiveScience Notebooks?The purpose of theInteractiveStudentNotebook

    is to enable you to be a creative, independent thinker and writer.Interactive science notebooks (AKA: ISN)will be used for class notes as well as for other activities in which you will be asked to express your own ideas and process the information presented in class.

  • A interactive notebook (INB) your own personalized DIARY of learning about science A portfolio of your work in ONE convenient spot. This is great for studying for upcoming quizzes & testA great ORGANIZATIONAL tool that gives you permission to be PLAYFUL AND CREATIVE in your responses without "messing up" your notes.Allows you to be like a REAL SCIENTIST!

  • Why are we using interactive science notebooks?

    Record dataTo study for testsRecord progressCommunicate with others classmates and instructors.Notebooks help us learn!

  • Science Notebook Setup

  • Right Side? Left Side?What Goes Where?Right SideStudent OutputLots of ColorREFLECTION

    Concept MapsDrawingsReflective Writing QuestionsData from ExperimentsVideo NotesTextbook NotesSummariesHomework

    Left SideTeacher Input/ContentLEARNING

    Warm upsInformation given in classLecture NotesLab Procedures/ActivitiesAnalysis and AssessmentsSummariesClassroom Specific Information

  • The Left side of the notebook contains information given to you by Miss Stanley. This is the ESSENTIAL information that will DEFINITELY be on a quiz or test. Nothing else should go on this side.

  • QuestionsGraphic OrganizersDrawings/IllustrationsPoems, Rap SongsCartoons/ComicsLab Analysis Teach Your ParentYOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BEAS CREATIVE AS YOU WANTTO BE

  • A Bit More On The RightWhat are you curious about?What would you like to test?What was the main idea?What are the important details to remember?How does this relate to your life?What dont you understand?

  • ISN Supplies glue sticks/gluescissorscolored pencilspens & pencilscomposition notebookNO MARKERS!Metricruler

  • Getting started - Step 1: CoverThe name of the course and quarter: 7th Grade Life Science / 1st QuarterThe words: Interactive Science NotebookThe class period that you have science:Period 1, for exampleThe school year: 2015 2016Your teacher: Miss StanleyYour name: (self explanatory)TWO OR MORE SCIENCE PICTURES:You can draw, get from magazine or Internet.

  • Step 1: Author PageOn the back cover put one or more pictures of you when you get home.On the Author Page glue the handout A Letter to Myself and fill in the answers.

  • Step 3: Table of ContentsAt the top of the next 2 pages, write Table of Contents

  • Use a ruler to draw the lines straight!Table of Contents


  • Step 4:Starting with the next page, number the rest of the pages. Numbers should be small and at the top outside corner of the left page.


  • No RIPPED OUT pages or torn cornersNo DOODLING that doesnt relate to scienceNotebook should be used for SCIENCE CLASS ONLY DATE AND NUMBER each page on right sideAll entries must go into the Table of ContentsBE COLORFUL & LOVE YOUR NOTEBOOK

    ISN Rules

  • If you run out of room on a page, continue your writing on a separate sheet of notebook paper or blank white printer paper and glue it to the bottom of the notebook page (to extend the page further). This extension can be folded up and into the notebook so that it doesn't hang out. Students many NEVER just continue onto another page in their notebooks. This will cause them to be "off" from the rest of the class

    ISN Rules

  • Put the following information:My website: www.pjteaches.comMy email: an pjteachesELCA@charter.netMy Edmodo class group code: hfi5n2Your ConnectED user name & passwordLast Page

  • We Are READY!